Basic Info

Ishwar kumar

6 years

Kampala, Uganda

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Supply chain Manager at Cipla

Experience Details

Supply chain Manager

Operations/Management

Manager

Heading overall Supply Chain (Upward, Downward and conversion) including all aspects of Procurement Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics Management, OTIF Management and Cost Improvements.
Conceptualized, formulated, implemented & formalized supply chain Policies and procedure.
Instrumental in functional designing and implementation of Material Management module for ERP.
Implemented Integration of the organizational supply chain with Global supply chain operations.
Key Accomplishments:
1. Reduced direct materials costing by 18.2 %, realizing annual cost saving of approx. USD 3.5 Million via implementing alternate vendor development, multiple vendor development, clean sheet costing methodology and advanced negotiation tactics.
2. Reduced Indirect Materials Costs by 8% yielding annual cost saving of USD 0.2 Mn by implementing call off contracts, one time annual negotiation other vendor relationship measure establishment.
3. Reduced Logistic costs by 78% by improving Sea transport from 14% to 88 % by implementing advance materials planning and Inventory management methodology with Material classification basis on the capital and cash flow positions of the organization accruing total savings of USD 0.78 Million annual.
4. Reduced MRO and Capex procurement costs by 15% by leveraging the single time procurement for multiple units yielding a total saving of USD 0.6 Million.
5. Improved Customer on Time in Full (OTIF) deliveries from 37% average to 89% average via implementing robust inventory management methodology resulting in increased customer satisfaction with additional orders worth USD 2.1 Million.
6. Improved cash flow positions by improved materials management and negotiating the credit terms with suppliers from the previous LC/Advance payments to the Avg. 60 day’s credit for major suppliers resulting in quarterly savings of USD 0.12 Mn on LC/ financing costs.
7. Reduced Inventory costs by harmonizing the materials availability and reduction in lead time of materials by advance materials planning and close vendor coordination and relationship management resulting in inventory reduced from Average USD 8.5 Million to USD 4.8 Million.
8. Conceptualized and Implemented S&OP; (Sales and Operations Planning) procedure and systems for close coordination from demand side cross functional teams and Control tower procedure and systems for close coordination from Supply side cross functional teams.
9. Instrumental in driving new product and new market lunch supply chain operation.


Company Details

Cipla (multinational)

kampala, Uganda

More than 1000 employees

Pharmaceuticals

N/A

Aug 2013 to present (3 years 4 months)
Assistant Manager-strategic Sourcing at Dr. Reddy's Labs

Experience Details

Assistant Manager-strategic Sourcing

Operations/Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Managed complete procurement activities for API and Raw Materials for product launch requirements of Regulated, LATAM, ASIA PACIFIC, RUSSIA -CIS and India markets with In-house commercial API Planning, procurement and inventory management.
Key Accomplishments:
1. Sourced and negotiated pricing for API & Raw materials-Global Generic product launches worth USD 17.4 Million with accrued savings of USD 0.81 Million.
2. Liquidated excess inventories of USD 1.84 Million for New product launch and commercial supplies.
3. Identified new cost improvement/Multiple source development projects worth bottom line impact of USD 3.5 Million as part of Cost improvement and de-risking (risk management) initiatives of the organization.
4. Supported regulatory affairs team for availability of technical documents/ODMF for filing of new products and query responses by close coordination with vendor marketing, RA and QA teams.
5. Ensured Quality management while sourcing new API and Excipients via signing Quality and Supplier agreements and quality check of vendor process’s and technical capabilities with help of GQM team.
6. Screened and Selected Vendors through rigorous selection process using RFI, RFP and RFQ’s.
7. Ensured availability of import, advance licenses of API for timely delivery of project timelines. Coordinated with CHA for smooth delivery imported materials.
8. Drafted API Strategy Sheet and RFI Sheet format for source selection and for MIS preparation.


Company Details

Dr. Reddy's Labs (multinational)

Hyderabad, India

More than 1000 employees

Pharmaceuticals

N/A

Jul 2011 to Aug 2013 (2 years 1 month)
Research Assitant at Birla Institute of Technology

Experience Details

Research Assitant

Analyst/Research

Entry Level

1. Formulation, Development and Evaluation of Chronotherapeutic Drug Delivery System for the Treatment of Nocturnal Asthma


Company Details

Birla Institute of Technology

ranchi, India

More than 1000 employees

Pharmaceuticals

N/A

Apr 2010 to May 2011 (1 year 1 month)

Education

MBA in Supply chain Management

Education Details

MBA

Supply chain Management

IIBMS, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

IIBMS
2014 - 2016
Technical Diploma in Supply chain and Procuremnet

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Supply chain and Procuremnet

Chartered Institute of Procuremnet and supply, United Kingdom

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Chartered Institute of Procuremnet and supply
2014 - 2016
Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Formulation development

Education Details

Master of Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Formulation development

birla institute of technology, India

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

birla institute of technology
2009 - 2011
B. Pharmacy in Pharmacy

Education Details

B. Pharmacy

Pharmacy

Punjab Technical University, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Punjab Technical University
2005 - 2009

Certifications

MCIPS
Mar 2016

Certificate details

MCIPS

Mar 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

Chartered Institute of Procuremnet and Supply

N/A

Certificate details

Supply chain Design (SCM 2x)

Feb 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US (MITX-edX)

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AdaptiveAssistant Manager-strategic SourcingCiplaCustomer-orientedDemand PlanningDr. Reddy's LabsERPEnglishExecutorFlexibleHindiInnovativeInventory ManagemnetLogistic ManagemnetMBAMCIPSMS OfficeManagementNegotiatorNew Product LaunchesPeople ManagemnetPharmaceutical Formulation DevelopmentPharmaceuticalsPharmacyProcurementProject ManagemnetPunjabiResearchResearch AssitantSAPSupply Chain And ProcuremnetSupply Chain Design (SCM 2x)Supply Chain ManagementSupply Chain ManagemnetSupply Chain Manager

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Punjabi

Punjabi

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

MS Office

MS Office

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

ERP

ERP

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

SAP

SAP

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Supply chain Managemnet

Supply chain Managemnet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Procurement

Procurement

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Logistic Managemnet

Logistic Managemnet

: Expert

: High

:

3-5 years

Inventory Managemnet

Inventory Managemnet

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

ERP

ERP

: Advanced

: Medium

:

5-7 years

Project Managemnet

Project Managemnet

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

People Managemnet

People Managemnet

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

New Product Launches

New Product Launches

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Demand Planning

Demand Planning

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Executor, Negotiator, Customer-oriented, Flexible / Adaptive, Innovative

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